BDB2985 [H2636]

[חַסְפַּס] verb only Passive participle (scaled off) scale-like (apparent reduplication from *חסף for חספסף, see Ew§ 158 c Ol§§ 214, 276 Ges«GKC:55»§ 55, 6 Sta§ 291; i, 250 thinks euphon. for מְחֻסְפָּף; to be compare are Arabic , have scab, itch (Frey; but = ס ?); Aramaic חַסְפָּא potsherd, חַסְפְּנִיתָא scale (of fish), scurf; Ethiopic scabiosus fuit Di587 and Exod 16:14) — hence מְחֻסְפָּס scaled off, scale-like as Syrver ᵑ7 Thes Rob-Ges MV SS VB; — of the manna דַּק מְחֻסְפָּ֔ס דַּק כַּכְּפֹר Exod 16:14 a fine, scale-like thing, fine as the hoar-frost.


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